One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used, especially in spoken English, as a way of enthusiastically recommending something to someone who has not experienced it.‘you haven't lived until you've tasted their lobster ravioli’
- ‘You haven't lived until you've had Japanese Ice Cream!’
- ‘I know that some people may find it hard to understand, but in my mind if you haven't been in a helicopter you haven't lived.’
- ‘However, you haven't lived until you have witnessed the New Year firework displays that Disney produces.’
- ‘And when in Glasgow, never miss having tea at the Willow Tea Rooms, or you haven't lived.’
- ‘Seriously, if you haven't tried a nice chilled gazpacho, you haven't lived.’
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